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FOX News
Sep 13, 2010 9:00am EDT
: bye, everybody. wings, right, martha? martha: always looking for chicken wings! bill: we need more blue cheese around here. the iman with plans to build a mosque near ground zero is speaking out, fesia -- fei feisal rauf says he's deeply distressed about the events of the past few weeks. listen here: >> i'm deeply distressed before this political season some have exploited this view for their own reasons and i'm so disappointed many of the arguments have been based on the deliberate misinformation and harmful sterotypes. bill: is that the case? we'll have more on the remarks. we're monitoring that, coming inside "america's newsroom". stay tuned for more there. >>> in the meantime, congress is back to work this week and the big question on the hill, what will happen to your taxes, the question of what happens to the bush era tax cuts set to dominate the last session, 50 days before the midterm elections. good morning, everybody, i'm bill hemmer, welcome to america us newsroom. martha: short weekend for us good to see you here, good morning, i'm martha mcoccasionum. one of the highes
FOX News
Sep 20, 2010 9:00am EDT
. martha: good morning, ibm, i'm doing well, good to see you this monday, hi everybody, i'm martha maccallum. black hawk helicopters called in as flames hit salt lake city. >> we had fires out here but not this close. >> it was scary, getting close. martha: live report on that. bill: a surprise winner for 2012, how about indiana's mike pence winning that vote? what was his message? he's here in a moment to tell us exactly what he said. martha: new york is under tight security this morning as presidents and prime ministers and controversial leaders from around the world gather in the big apple to start off the united nations summit. iran is also there, always good for a shoeubging statement or two. we have that live this morning. bill: first, though, president obama, the first time we go into church over the weekend, publicly for the first time in months, spwaoug the st. john's episcopal church, about a block away from the white house. sam young is on the hill. what is the white house saying about this? >> saying look, this really is not that unusual for a president who's very spiri
FOX News
Sep 24, 2010 9:00am EDT
city. how you doing, martha? martha: g. bill, how you doing, everybody? i'm martha maccallum. we have a lot of news, mahmoud ahmadinejad, near ground zero when he suggested these comments, saying he believed -- said that most believed 9/11 was an inside job and that's not all. >> that some segments within the u.s. government orchestrated the attack to reverse the declining american economy and its grips on the middle east in order to save the zionist regime. martha: pretty incredible, huh? the u.s. delegation thought so, too, they stood up and stormed out of the room on that. the obama administration called the iranian leader's comments outrageous and offensive and around new york, listen to this: thousands of people out there, they have been protesting his presence in this city for days, they even blasted his hotel for even accommodating him. bill we are awaiting at the moment a news conference in new york where ahmadinejad will speak yet again. certainly this topic and more will come up. good morning here in new york. >>> their company got your bailout dollars, now chrysler workers
FOX News
Sep 15, 2010 9:00am EDT
you doing, martha? martha: doing well, bill. it was a big night, almost double the turnout, also a factor here, o'donnell on the gop ticket, she will run for joe biden's seat in delaware. listen to this: >> a lot of people have already said that we can't win the general election. it is the same -- yes we can! >> yes, we can! >> it is the same so-called experts who said we had no chance of winning the primary. [applause] >> it will be hard work. but we can win. and if those same people who fought against me were just -- worked just as hard for me, we will win! >> [applause] martha: but the national committee that helps republican senate candidates says they will not give any money to o'donnell. no financial support for her. and that is part of the -- big part of the story. bill: sure is. and moments ago, martha, republican leader mitch mccom said he will support o'donnell. dana perino is former white house press secretary, fox news contributor with me in new york. good morning to you, always good to have you in person. last night tells you what? >> that turnout is more important
FOX News
Sep 8, 2010 9:00am EDT
, everybody, i'm bill hemmer here in "america's newsroom". good to see you! martha: good to be here. first day of school yesterday morning, but boy is there a lot to talk about. things are hopping, folks. i'm martha maccallum, good to have you with us this morning. midterm elections are two months away and the president is expected to say that the bush tax cuts will be extended for some but not for all americans. bill: also martha is former budget director who was in the job a few months ago who said this is not a good idea, ready for a stalemate are new what's new. stuart varney, fox business network, host of varney & company. first the news, what do we expect to hear on the economy? >> today the president goes to cleveland, he is going to be pushing for a $200 billion tax credit plan, part of the overall stimulus program, he's going to get personal, he's going to talk about his own financial struggles, to use that as a way to leverage off on the economy front. that's what's going to happen today, bill. you mentioned stalemate there, and that's exactly what we've got. in a nutshell, if you lo
FOX News
Sep 14, 2010 9:00am EDT
, huh? i'm bill hemmer, good morning, welcome to "america's newsroom". martha: good morning, bill, good morning, everybody. i'm martha maccallum. senate minority leader mitch mcconnell is standing firm, he says that democrats want higher taxes to extend government control over america's lives, this comes in response to president obama's plan to stay tough on those tax cuts for the higher end, those deemed to be, quote, the rich, although though not everybody in that bracket feels that way. bill: mcconnell says he's ready to fight the white house to make sure that no one, that no american, pays higher taxes: >> we can't allow this administration to demand that small business owners in this country pay for its own fiscal recklessness and that's why i'm introducing legislation today that ensures that no one in this country will pay higher income taxes next year than they are right now. we can't let the people who have been hit the hardest by this recession and who need to create the jobs that will get us out of it foot the bill for the democrats' two-year adventure in expanded government.
FOX News
Sep 29, 2010 1:00pm EDT
connection martha: those targets clearly would have been places where westerners would have been staying and visiting in europe. steve, thank you very much. a lot more on this terror threat. you can look at some of what we're finding out right now at if you go to our home page you will see our video posted, related articles on al-qaida and a spot to sign up for breaking news alerts to stay updated on this developing situation this afternoon as well as big defendants and all of our top stories. go straight to all right, it's a busy day, another ao big fox news alert right now. fox news has obtained brad new hidden camera foot and that dark dash footage that shows mexican drug and human smugglers crossing the border into the united states. this video is giving us a troubling look at how the cartels are getting around our security down there. this individual row was shot by a documentary film team. it captures how suggest hrers discross the border literally at all times of the day or night. let's go to trace gallagher who picks up the story for us >> reporter: as yo
FOX News
Sep 1, 2010 9:00am EDT
's going the wrong way, that arrow is. martha: turn these things around. this report does not include government jobs. it's just private sector jobs. it's clearly a sign the economy is struggling to get back on its feet. bill: varney and company, what do you think of this? >> we were supposed to be adding hundreds of thousands of new private sector jobs each and every month. that where we were supposed to be. but we lost 10,000 jobs in the month of august in the private sector. they were spread around, small business 6,000, medium size business, net, net, 10,000 jobs. they are at the heart of our economic problems and the concerns coming up for november. president obama is now focused firmly on the economy and how to turn this thing around. bill: quickly, stewart, this doesn't include census jobs, people hired for a short period of time. the profits are coming back, but they are not hiring. >> profits are extremely strong. big corporations are making a lot of money. but small businesses are not hiring. the reason often given is uncertainty. there is a new regulatory framework. everybo
FOX News
Sep 2, 2010 9:00am EDT
. they came down that much. i'm bill hemmer. martha: good morning, bill hemmer. i'm martha maccallum. economists say we are still at a high level. the economy not quite back on its feet yet. bill: if we want any true relief the numbers need to be below the 100,000 mark. it seems like this is the same theme we have been seeing every thursday morning since i can remember. >> we are in the era of mass unemployment. there are 4.4 million people still receiving ongoing claims. 4.4 million. bill: it's a huge number. but does that compare to the early 90s, the early 80s? >> much more. if this pace, the pace we bring you every thursday morning, that pace continues it will be years before we drop below 8%. remember that is one in 12 unemployment. you are looking at relatively years of that high level. bill: you come on tv and tell us you don't want to be mr. doom and gloom, i'm throwing you a lifeline today. >> i'm actually optimistic about the economy going forward. you are going to have on your program, you are going to have a prediction the republicans win big in november. if that ha
FOX News
Sep 27, 2010 9:00am EDT
to america's newsroom on monday. hope you had a great weekend. martha: good morning, everybody at home i'm martha maccallum. sources are telling fox this morning that the defense department spent 45 grand on these books to get them out of circulation and then they burned them. so what is it that is in that book that they do not want you to know? bill: that is the question. that memoir record of one man's undercover mission in afghanistan. steve centanni is live in washington on that. exactly why did they burn the book, steve? >> reporter: well they say operation dark heart poses a threat to national security. they didn't explain exactly why, but part of the book does deal within tell generals information that who he hammed atta was identified as a threat to the u.s. before the 9/11 attacks occurred. he was the ringleader of the attacks and piloted one plane that hit the world trade center. operation dark heart written by lieutenant kernel tony shaffer is in the army reserves now, he claims he told about the early identification of atta but it didn't appear in their final report. he says
FOX News
Sep 28, 2010 9:00am EDT
to be killing 31 al-qaida leaders and more than 1200 taliban militants. phafrt martha. martha: a new global push to ramp up airport security. today u.s. homeland security secretary janet napolitano will address 190 nations that a bigger effort needs to be made to keep terrorists from smuggling explosives onto airplanesment this new push is a reaction to december's attempted bombing of an international flight over detroit. we remember the underwear bomber case on christmas day. janet napolitano wants other countries to pick up their security efforts, scanning at vulnerable airports saying that terrorists have figured out where are the good places to go. 6/ bill: let's go to politics now. we are your front row seat to politics. five weeks to the day before the midterm elections. president obama hitting the road in albuquerque, new mexico targeting the republicans pledge to america announced this week. the millions of young voters who have played a key role in putting them in the white house in 2008, wakes up in new mexico, wisconsin, the state of iowa, and virginia. key battleground states that he
FOX News
Sep 9, 2010 10:33am EDT
, andrew selee, thanks for your time, what is coming up. martha: getting information out of iran, breaking news and it is new information on yet another top-secret nuclear facility. what may be going on there, and how dangerous those who have uncovered it think it may be. bill: also you have seen the sign and know the rules, no shoes, no shirt, no service, martha. what about no to small children. martha: if they are screaming... >> the store owner turning away business an upsetting hungry parents. listen here: >> he cries like that, other kids cry. >> that's a crying baby. >> here's a screaming child. >>. [baby crying]. ♪ [ male announcer ] it's a symbol confidence... ♪ ...honor... ♪ ...and trust. an unspoken bond that, while common among men... ♪ exceedingly rare among companies. the ram 60-day handshake. ram. bill: we have some good old american controversy brewing in a local restaurants in north carolina, the owner put up a sign reading screaming children will not be tolerated and now we wonder how this parents are reacting. wect's max winex has the story here. >> i will
FOX News
Sep 9, 2010 9:00am EDT
". martha: good morning, thank you for starting our morning that way! you don't even get a medal -- a medal in fourth place! you know who has replaced us? switzerland. i kid you not. bill: not even a bronze. we've got brand new jobless numbers in, the labor department reporting $451,000 people filed for first-time unemployment claims in the past week. stu varney, fox business network, first the jobs number tells you what? >> that's a positive number. first time in a long time but it's positive, because it's down 27,000 from the previous week. that was not expected. this could be the start of a new down trend to the number of people going for jobless benefits, down 27,000, stock market loves it. bill: what's with the swiss? we trail the swiss and singapore. >> it's switzerland, it's sweden, it's singapore, it's us. number four in the world rankings, according to competitors, down two notches from last year. we used to be number one until the year 2008. now, what's the problem, according to the world economic forum? well, it's our trillion dollars per year decifits, and the fact that the publ
FOX News
Sep 30, 2010 9:00am EDT
. good morning, i'm bill hemmer, welcome to "america's newsroom". good morning, martha, did the afternoon yesterday take care of you? martha: yes, thank you g. to be back, good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum, thank you for being with us today. here's the issue, the guard en arches is denying those reports that they are considering not providing coverage. bill: the white house is saying the story is flat out wrong. stuart varney, the story is in the "wall street journal," owned by our parent company, by the way. what is the story? >> the "wall street journal" has gotten ahold of a letter from mcdonald's to the feds and that letter says, and i quote, now it would be economically prohibitive for our carrier to continue offering coverage, they say we can't afford to offer health care coverage for 30,000 of our employees under the current rules of the expected future rules of health care reform. bill, i have to to tell you, the speed and intensity of the denials of the story tell you how important it is. because at stake is president obama's promise that you will be able to keep the
FOX News
Sep 21, 2010 9:00am EDT
doing, martha? martha: doing well, good morning, everybody. i'm martha maccallum. we are learning disturbing details about the man, sami samir hassoun. >> we considered him to be a serious threat to the public and if we didn't provide him with the materials he thought were need to carry out his plot he could have gone to someone aelts, got the assistance -- gotten the assistance he needed and carried out the attacks. martha: he told agents he wanted to terrorize chicago to create chaos. we're getting a report from chicago and will get it to you shortler. >> a shooting at the fort woods army base in texas ends with a gunman shot dead and two victims wounded, army officials say it happened inside a convenience store on base grounds, he shot two female employees before police opened fire. it's unclear of the motive. this follows last november's fort hood shooting which took the lives of 12 people, wounded 31 others. bill: it's 42 days and counting before the mid terms and brand new fox poll going our newsroom givingas much better picture of how likely voters, how likely voters are le
FOX News
Sep 3, 2010 9:00am EDT
it for for a week. martha: we have hurricane warnings, we have tropical storm warnings. we have advisories. any one of those would get a lot of attention as we take a look at this hurricane and it's stretching up the eastern seaboard. everybody needs to be alert in these areas. bill: fox coverage from our extreme weather center temperature janice dean has been working all night. steve centanni is in ocean city, maryland. he camped out there last night. what's it like there, jonathon in kill devil hills? >> reporter: i think i'm getting my punishment for all the sunny days i have gotten at the beach. you can see the hasty surf and driving rain. the storm was probably at its worst at 3:00 in the morning. but we are continuing to get some strong gusts in the wake of the storm which continues on this northword direction. bill: you have been experiencing those winds for eight hours. this could go for hours more, jonathon? >> reporter: that's entirely possible. after daybreak we drove out to assess the damage. we saw localized flooding. heavy rains continue to cause flooding on highway 12. also ripping a
FOX News
Sep 17, 2010 9:00am EDT
percent. martha: that's pretty good, huh? >> bill: that's good for you? >> martha: it's not very good! bill: good work if you can get it, if you're one of the 55. martha: here's to them! good morning, bill, good to see you, good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. this is a shocking report, folks, the city's 40 page report that they just put out raises several factors for the mind-boggling results, including a lot of red tape. bill: stuart varney with fbn joins us. first, the news, this came from the local government in l.a.d. it not? >> it came from the controller of los angeles, she reported that the transportation department spent 70 million created 45 new jobs, the public works department spent 40 million came up with just over nine jobs. a total of 55 jobs, 2 million per job. that just happened. bill: all right. is l.a. alone? >> well, l.a. is the largest city yet to go through an audit, but this coincides with the release this week of the white house's 100th best stimulus projects. they're looking back over the stimulus program that was launched 18 months ago, pulling out
FOX News
Sep 16, 2010 9:00am EDT
morning, everybody, i'm bill hemmer, live in "america's newsroom". how you doing, martha. martha: hi everybody, i'm martha maccallum. president obama facing growing opposition from members of his own party. this is the hot issue of the day, folks, over raising taxes on the highest earners in this country. now, some democrats, asking if that move, if raising it for the wealthy, could cause more harm than good. listen to this: >> so raising anyone's taxes at this moment in time in this weak economy doesn't make economic sense. bill: that's evan bayh out of indiana. that's one of many voices that trickle out during the day. is this economics, politics? around the corp it could be about both. the white house put a statement just moments ago, so we're going to pick up on that in a moment. first, juan williams, national public radio and fox news contributor, live in oklahoma city. good morning to you juan. >> good morning, bill. bill: what are democrats going to do on this? you've got about seven weeks before a vote. what move do they make, if any? >> well, right now, i think the white hou
FOX News
Sep 10, 2010 9:00am EDT
to "america's newsroom". martha: what an awful story in san bruno. good morning, i'm martha maccallum. we're getting live pictures of this aefrplt you're picture -- seeing pictures of charred homes that are still smoke, it's literally as if an entire neighborhood exploded in california. an emergency is in effect for this area. neighborhoods said they felt a deep roaring before they saw this guy gant o'clock fire ball. some thought a plane had crashed, others thought it was an earthquake. bill: you wonder if that was the initial speculation but now we're hearing about the fire and heavy smoke, seen for miles. what in the world happened here? listen to what some of the neighbors are telling reporters: >> we sat down and heard this roaring. >> it was a boom, boom, and a massive explosion. i ran outside of my garage and when i looked to my back yard i could see the flames. >> i turned the corner and there was a huge fire ball, so i got out of my car and i kind of walked up to see what was happening. i was there when the first fire crews were arriving. >> we were terrified, screaming, like we
FOX News
Sep 22, 2010 9:00am EDT
family part of this? big bleeping deal, huh? >> martha: it was a big bleeping deal! bill: i'm bill hemmer. martha: good morning, bill, good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. president obama will discuss the so-called patient bills of rights. this is the way it's framed today. he's going to talk to people who say they've benefitted from the health care overhaul. the president said democrats should be proud on this, when they go out campaigning in terms of the new law, but with just weeks to go before the midterm the only democrats that seem to be talking about it on the campaign trail are the ones who voted against it. bill: this may be why, new polling numbers show that law was a hard pill to swallow for many americans, only 30 percent of likely voters say they support it. chief political correspondent for the washington examiner, bay iron -- byron york, good morning to you. in politics and how this applies to health care, medically speaking, first to politics that, 30 percent figure is why democrats are not running under a yes vote in this election. >> the politics have always be
FOX News
Sep 23, 2010 9:00am EDT
. that's where we start, i'm bill hemmer, welcome. martha: good a place to start as any, good morning i'm martha maccallum. it's called the pledge to america, it's designed to tackle the big stuff on voters' minds right now, mainly spending and health care. bill: herry some of the highlights, a move to permanently stop all job killing tax hikes, repeal or scale back health care reform, and a cut on federal spending. shannon bream is live in sterling, virginia, just outside washington, which was a big swing area in 2008 with voters. what will republicans say this morning? shannon, good morning there. >> reporter: good morning, bill. they're going to roll out this pledge with america and whenty do that this morning we're going to hear more about what you talked about, a lot of folks saying what are you going to do, they're talking about what they're going to undo. we're getting a look at the first formal pledge here by jay gibson, our producer. here's a first look at what they're going to say but it's as much about undoing things as much as doing things, getting rid *t health care bill, r
Sep 19, 2010 8:00pm EDT
, martha mcneil hamilton, both transplants are still functioning in me. it has taught me that you have to try to take a vantage of light-ticket manager of life now. -- take a bandage of life now. -- advantage of life now. without going through pain, i do not regret it. >> go back. when did you have the operation? >> the first one was in 1998. that was my wife's transplant guest to me. my wife, marianne. the second one was in 2001, which was for martha hamilton. -- from martha hamilton. we worked together for a long time. she said that i needed another kidney and she said that she had two and that i could have won. -- one. we did the book. you have a copy right there. is "black and white and red all over: the story of a friendship ." we did that together. that was on behalf of the "washington post." >> how long have you been back from dialysis? >> almost two years, now. >> did the other kidneys fail? >> it stopped functioning as well as it should be functioning. to avoid other problems, which chose to go back on dialysis. >> so, are you going to go back on -- have another transplant?
FOX News
Sep 7, 2010 3:00am EDT
friend. >>> let's welcome our guests. it is martha mccolumn. if looks could kill she would be on the fbi's 10 most wanted list for killing lots of people. i want to make it clear. my repulsive sidekick, bill shultz. he wreaks of cabbage and regret. and sitting next to me a first time guest. you know him as dennis miller because that's his actual name. he is an actor, political common tater and host of the show "the dennis miller show" named after him. he is so sharp that japanese businessmen fall on him when they are ashamed. and his pre 10 jus words are for the birds. good to see you pinchy. >> check out times reviewer dwight garner's report on the 40th anniversary of the book "deliverance" or as i like to call. it the accurate representation of all southerners everywhere in the u.s. squeal like a pig, greg. >> have you pretty lips. >> you never hear annette beatty saying, can i get one more for me? >> one of the greatest moments. that was all improve, by the way. they yelled cut, but they weren't stopping. >> he was america's back end friend. >> he is like the guy in "deliverance" who
Sep 13, 2010 5:30pm PDT
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Sep 30, 2010 6:30pm EDT
for the forces fighting in afghanistan, retaliating for a helicopter strike gone wrong. martha raddatz has been following the developments all day. martha, how did it get to this point? >> reporter: this began early this morning when a u.s. apache helicopter briefly crossed into pakistan where it was fired upon. assuming they were taking upmy fire, they fired back. but what the helicopter's apparently hit was an outpostmaned by pakistani soldiers and three of them were killed. >> could this get worse for american troops? what could happen? >> reporter: well, it could because they closed down this path. we were there along the pass last year. they bring tons of food and military supplies to u.s. troops every day. the u.s. is now in urgent talks with the pakistanis to get it opened back up. the pakistanis have made all kinds of threats but the u.s. officials seem confident they can lower the temperatures in the coming dales. at least they hope so. >> martha raddatz, thank you. >>> and we are learning troubling now details of a very close call at new york's kennedy airport earlier this month. one
Sep 3, 2010 12:00pm EDT
we are talking martha's vineyard, nantucket an the tape. that's the only area left with a hurricane warning. you see the tropical storm warnings through the new england coast and also in to parts of canada. so ocean city not getting it too bad. virginia beach not too bad. one area that got hit last night is kill devil hills, north carolina. phillip jones is down there. how are things now and tell me what sort of damage occurred. >> reporter: right new things are looking better than few hours ago. earl's swirl hear did have an affect. we can show you damage at a shell gas station here. the wind taking the canopy off of the top of the gas station and pushing it in to the building next door. we saw about six hours worth of strong, sustained winds an driving rain that left some roads flood an canopies knocked over. the storm surge got up to the dunes and in some locations flooded some roads. overall, there have been very few reports of serious damage. there is no widespread power outage at any point an no widespread reports of serious damage and we haven't heard anything about any injur
Sep 30, 2010 4:00pm EDT
. >> let's mix it up. i love that guy. i just love him. jane and martha, conservative talk radio host. martha, i don't even know where to begin other than to observe the absurdity. when you see political candidates ending up in this state, what does it tell you about the overall quality of the candidates we're selecting, the primary system we're work, with, the entire mechanism for breeding politicians, if you will? >> what led to that was the fact the "new york post" has been -- stalking his daughter. you shouldn't lose your cool like that. but i can understand it. the part you couldn't hear well, if you don't leave my daughter alone, i'm going to take you out. i think that's the real challenge there. >> if you were to look at this through the lens of candidate quality, period. san francisco chronical saying no boxer, no -- my view, it continues to deteriorate not improve. at what point do we have such poor candidates where it's -- that we have to have primary reform. >> i don't know that it's so much primary reform. we've got a system that defaults to one party or the other and thos
Sep 11, 2010 7:00am EDT
the koran burning. raising the question if the damage has been done anyway. our martha raddatz is over in afghanistan this morning. we're going to go to her in a moment. >>> we begin at ground zero. for months, it's been the site of protests over the proposed mosque. and today will be no exception. but there will also be memorials. john berman is there. good morning, john. >> reporter: it's a beautiful morning here in new york, just as it was nine years ago, as many people remember. there will be the solemn ceremonies. but also today, also controversy. the dueling demonstrations. and now, the arrival of that pastor from florida. >> you had a lot to say before. >> reporter: not a lot of words from pastor terry jones, as he arrived in new york city late last night, after a week of a circus atmosphere in gainesville, florida, where jones staged his on again/off again threat to burn the koran. >> there will be no koran burning tomorrow. do we have to repeat that over and over again. >> reporter: jones is still calling for a meeting to discuss the construction of the islamic center near gro
Sep 11, 2010 8:00am EDT
in florida, even though it's been called off. our martha raddatz is in kabul this morning. she has the latest from there. martha, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dan. clearly, some damage has already been done. protests are erupting here and across the muslim world. thousands of protesters gathered across afghanistan, even after it was clear that the koran would not be burned. clashes with police left nearly a dozen people injured. the commander of troops in afghanistan, general david petraeus, told us he fears jones has created indelible images of hatred. >> there's already, in a sense, images, if you will, implanted in minds. >> reporter: general petraeus was one of the first to condemn terry jones this week, fearing for the safety of the 100,000 u.s. troops and others under his command. an especially powerful feeling on this anniversary. >> they and their families have sacrificed enormously during this time. our country can never thank them enough. >> reporter: petraeus visited many of his troops this week. he also expressed frustration that nine years after the 9/11 attacks osama
Sep 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
. the second one was in 2001 from martha hamilton co is one of the funniest but sternness people you'll ever meet. we worked together for a long time. she said, "look, dumbly, you need another kid may. i have two and you could have won." it went on like that. we did a book together. in 2001. at the behest of the washington post. we will probably have to revisit that and i suspect we probably will. >> how long have you been back and dialysis? almost two years now. did the other kidney failure? >> it stopped functioning as well as it should be functioning. to avoid the other problems, i chose to go back and tells them what will you have another transplant? >> i don't know. my youngest daughter is a medical reporter wants to give me her kidney. ims 62 years old. i am doing quite well on dialysis this time around. i don't know if i want to put another life of someone i love and i love both of those other women and i love my daughter, i don't necessarily want to put another one of them at risk when i'm actually doing okay. >> how often do have to go for dialysis? >> i go for three days. the only
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Sep 27, 2010 5:00am EDT
in the united states with a woman on the front of it. martha washington. politicians changed that around because they wanted themselves on it. it's a $1 bill. how many times have you gone through your pockets and forgot you are going through your closet looking for a jacket there's a # dollar bill sticking in the jacket you haven't worn in four or five years. >> how did martha washington's picture turn out to be on the dollar bill. d she were you n print it that ? >> congress wanted to make the money prettier. they put a lot of great art on the bills politicians being parole tiggses let's get rid of that and put ourselves back on it again. >> what's martha worth? >> this right around $700. >> i would have guessed more. >> i saw the super bowl ring. i won't ask you how you got it but i will ask you what it is worth? >> around 60,000. this is a 2001 patriots. this one is special. it's the most expensive super bowl ring out there. the owner of the ma patriots th year said i am going to make the ring the way i want it to. he did. the super bowl ring is supposed to be 10 carat this is 14 carat. it ha
Sep 6, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. martha raddatz is overseas. >>> on the record, the gladiator governor who took on immigration now explains her claims of beheadings in the arizona desert. >>> on the line? who was secretly listening in on william and harry and the beckhams. >>> and the american heart. the nurse, her patient and what she never could have predicted when she walked into that room. >>> good evening. in a sign of just how high the stakes are when it comes to creating jobs and political survival, the commander in chief on this labor day became campaigner in chief. traveling to wisconsin to sell his new plan to create jobs, and there are two groups counting on him, the 15 million americans unemployed and democrats in congress, some of whom fear they'll be unemployed if the president doesn't help. republicans are pouncing on the president's newest proposals, and our jon karl is at the white house to start us off tonight. jon, here we go. >> reporter: david, democrats in congress have been practically begging the president to get out and talk more about the economy. with the campaign now in full swing, tha
Sep 9, 2010 5:30pm PDT
.s. commander told our martha raddatz that while he supports first amendment rights, this -- >> could nonetheless endanger the lives of tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands of follow citizens who are deployed around the world. >> reporter: where there was fiery reaction. in pakistan, they burned flags, and effigies of pastor jones. across the border in afghanistan, more flag burning and protesters chanted "death to the christians." insurgents there are circulating leaflets calling on muslims to "raise our voices and fight together."Ñi iraq's president nuri al maliki warned the burning would encourage more violence. and even donald trump stepped in, offering to buy an investor's stake in the islamic cultural center, with 25% markup. but late tonight there is great uncertainty about what was promised and who is to be believed. and diane, there is yet another twist here. just a few moments ago, pastor jones came out here, looking bewildered, telling us that he'd been lied to. that he was guaranteed the cultural center would be moved. that appears not to be the case. and so this cont
Sep 12, 2010 5:30pm PDT
on "world news" this sunday, our martha raddatz goes to one of the most dangerous combat outposts in afghanistan, where the commander carries a card bearing the name of every soldier he's lost. >>> from the ruins of the world trade center, the survivor tree, rescued and now set to return. >>> and, check out what's happened to the rock and roll experiences. massages, manicures and gourmet food -- for the right price. ♪ [ male announcer ] at ge capital, we're out there every day with clients like jetblue -- financing their fleet, sharing our expertise, and working with people who are changing the face of business in america. after 25 years in the aviation business, i kind of feel like if you're not having fun at what you do, then you've got the wrong job. my landing was better than yours. no, it wasn't. yes, it was. was not. yes, it was. what do you think? take one of the big ones out? nah. ♪ [ male announcer ] giving up cigarettes can take more than willpower alone. but today's a new day. for many, smoking is a treatable medical condition. so talk to your doctor about prescript
Sep 13, 2010 11:35pm PDT
the vietnam war, a living american soldier has been awarded the medal of honor. martha raddatz has an exclusive interview with the true american hero, satisfy sergeant salvatore giunta. >> you've got eyes on him -- [ gunfire ] >> reporter: they were the tip of the spear, fighting insurgents head to head in a place called the korengal valley, just over the border from pakistan. >> giving him some down low, you're doing good. >> reporter: nearly every day, they faced heavy fire. >> to the left of it! >> reporter: and on this day in october 2007, these soldiers were heading into a village where they suspected taliban weapons were being hidden. >> the lumber yard is where we believe there's a lot of the caches. >> reporter: the men had gone over the planum russ ti numerou. they weren't looking forward to carrying it out. >> i think there's definitely a high probability somebody will get hurt. >> reporter: the operation came to be known as "rock avalanche." then 22-year-old specialist salvatore giunta would face the greatest test of his life. >> we are the tip of the spear and we're out
Sep 15, 2010 5:30pm PDT
, they are preparing, because they have to try to do it again. we want to bring in martha raddatz, who is just back from afghanistan. martha, what are we expecting to happen now in the days ahead? >> reporter: i think you will see massive and sustained combat, but they're really trying to tamp down expectations. as you know, i was with the commander over there, david petraeus, and he kept saying, we don't want to build expectations for anything in afghanistan. but the reality is, this is a key battle in kandahar. they really have to be successful there. >> so expect it to be a long, slow, steady march? >> reporter: i think somewhat long and slow, and yet, as you know, they have to show success quickly. so, that's the hard part here. it's still a counterinsurgency campaign. that takes a long time. but they need short-term gains there. >> so, let me ask you, someone who just came back. we hear all these mixed views of whether the new strategy, the counterinsurgency is succeeding or not. tell us what you saw. >> reporter: well, i think there's real concern, diane. i sensed it with general petraeus, th
Sep 11, 2010 7:00am PDT
. even though it didn't happen. our martha raddatz is in afghanistan. we'll go live to her in a minute. >>> we begin at ground zero. for months, it's been the site of protest over the proposed mosque. today is no exception. but there will also be memorials taking place. john berman is there live. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. it is such a beautiful morning here in new york city, just like it was nine years ago. the soceremonies to commemorate events are going on. but also controversy. the proposed islamic center near ground zero. and, of course, the pastor from florida, here in new york city. >> you had a lot to say before. >> maybe that's why i'm up. >> reporter: not a lot of words from pastor terry jones, as he arrived in new york city late last night, after a week of a circus atmosphere in gainesville, florida, where jones staged his on again/now off again threat to burn the koran. >> there will be no koran burning tomorrow. do we have to repeat that over and over again? >> reporter: however, jones is still calling for a meeting to discuss the construction o
Sep 4, 2010 10:00am EDT
unleashed rain and wind last night around cape cod and martha's vineyard. it wasn't as intense as many anticipated. right now the storm continues moving north and it is making land fall on the coast of nova scotia in canada. nbc's kevin tibbles is watching things from his point in rock port, massachusetts. kevin, looks pretty nice there this morning, right? >> reporter: alex, it's a beautiful day here in rock port. i don't know if i'm supposed to be embarrassed to say that to you. i feel a little bit embarrassed being out here outside talking about this monstrous category 4 earl hurricane that is basically category 4 wimp when it comes to the coastline of massachusetts. i don't want to get ahead of myself because we don't know what's happening up in nova scotia really except the rain started there. this storm kept far away from cape ann where i'm talking to you from today in rockport. a lot of the activities put on hold because of the storm for the long weekend here are now back on today. and my only real advice to people who perhaps were scared away from coming down to the sea shore w
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